Party questions available for June 9 primary

Official sample ballots are now available for the upcoming combined primary and non-partisan general election, including the party questions voters will see at the ballot box. Each political party is given an opportunity to ask their voters non-binding ballot questions usually centered around either current topics or party agendas.

Voters will only see the questions for the party primary they select. To view a sample ballot customized for your home address, visit the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page.

Democratic Primary

1. Should Georgians work to stop climate change and listen to the scientific community, which recommends immediate action to combat this serious threat to our planet?

( ) Yes ( ) No

2. Should Georgia enact basic standards to protect our environment from wasteful plastic items that pollute our state?

( ) Yes ( ) No

3. Should every eligible Georgian be allowed to register to vote on Election Day to make sure everyone can exercise their right to vote?

( ) Yes ( ) No

4. Should Georgia take partisanship out of the redistricting process and have an independent commission draw district lines instead of politicians?

( ) Yes ( ) No

5. Should our criminal justice system end the discriminatory cash bail system that allows the wealthy to buy their way out of jail while disadvantaging lower-income Georgians?

( ) Yes ( ) No

6. Should every Georgian that has served their sentence for a crime they committed be allowed to have their voting rights restored?

( ) Yes ( ) No

Republican Primary

1. Should Georgia lawmakers expand educational options by allowing a student’s state education dollars to follow to the school that best fits their needs, whether that is public, private, magnet, charter, virtual or homeschool?

( ) Yes ( ) No

2. Should voting in the Republican Primary be limited to voters who have registered as Republicans?

( ) Yes ( ) No

3. Should candidates for board of education be required to declare their political party?

( ) Yes ( ) No

4. Should the General Assembly of Georgia place a referendum on the ballot allowing voters authorize the legal sale and use of marijuana and the sales of marijuana be treated the same as alcohol sales?

( ) Yes ( ) No

5. If the General Assembly of Georgia places a referendum on the ballot allowing voters authorize casino gambling, horse racing, and sports racing and such referendum passes, should Henry County allow such establishments to operate in Henry County?

( ) Yes ( ) No

6. To protect the citizens 2nd amendment rights, should Henry County declare to be a 2nd amendment sanctuary county?

( ) Yes ( ) No